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Eddington - Thomas "Rocky" E. Rockwell Sr., 63, passed away November 15, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. He was born March 12, 1956, in Bangor, the son of Elmer T. and Charlene M. (Knox) Rockwell.
Tom graduated from Brewer High School in the Class of 1975. He worked at the General Electric Turbine Plant for over 27 years as a machinist where he enjoyed his work and co-workers. Tom was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Brewer for most of his life. He liked to work with his hands and enjoyed wood working, boat building and motor sports. There are many wonderful memories of game night, playing cards with his friends and he was the score keeper. More than anything his family was his life. He will be sadly missed by them all especially his loving grandchildren.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Crystal (Stewart) Rockwell; a daughter, Courtney Brideau and husband, Aaron of Eddington; a son, Tommy Rockwell Jr. and wife, Nichole of Dedham; grandchildren, Isabelle, Sebastian, William, and Bronson; siblings, Roderick Rockwell and companion, Darlene French, Becky Pearson and husband, Mark, Valerie Ross and husband, Harrison. Tom was predeceased by his father in 1988.
A Service of Remembrance will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the Calvary Baptist Church, 61 State Street, Brewer, with Pastor Dan Russell, presiding. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments in the church fellowship hall following the service.
Gifts in Tom's memory may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 61 State Street, Brewer, ME 04412. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on November 15, 2019

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Deb (Benner) Smith
Nov 25, 2019
Crystal--Thinking of you and your families at this time--Hope you will have many many memories of Tom close to your heart always..
Peggy Smith
Nov 21, 2019
So sorry for you loss...thoughts are with you today.
Cheryl and Dan Jamison
Nov 20, 2019
We are so saddened by Rockys passing , we have known and loved Rocky and Crystal for over 40 years, watched them raise their family and spending time during the early years@ Beech Hill ..Crystal, Courtney, Tommy and entire Stewart/Rockwell families, you are in our thoughts , 🙏🏻❤️
Hannah Glidden
Nov 20, 2019
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Rebecca Pearson
Nov 18, 2019
Basket of Memories was purchased for the family of Thomas "Rocky" E. Rockwell Sr. by Rebecca Pearson.  Send flowers
Patti (Sawyer) Porter
Nov 18, 2019
The childhood memories that come rushing back.....My sincere condolences to Rocky's family and friends.
Matt Roy
Nov 17, 2019
I was shocked and saddened to hear about Tom's passing. I liked Tom - He was nice to everyone. My condolences to his family - I'm very sorry for your loss.
Matt Martin
Nov 17, 2019
Very sad to hear. Tom was always wearing a smile every time I would see him at work. Prayers for his family at this tough time.
Rick Cheverie
Nov 16, 2019
Shocked and sadden to hear of Rocky's passing. My heart goes out to Crystal, Cortney and Tommy and their families. I still have fond memories of working with Rocky and so much more. He had a smile that could light up a room and a great worker too. Crystal you and your extended family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Gloria & Jerry Ramp
Nov 16, 2019
Rocky has the sweetest and most genuine smile! We will miss him so much OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL CHRYSTAL & Family
Nov 16, 2019
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